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USB Magnetic Swipe Credit Card Reader

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Item #: 14474098
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    This USB Magnetic swipe credit card reader / writer is a point-of-sale (POS) product employed for interpreting data encoded over a magnetic stripe card....more

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    This USB Magnetic swipe credit card reader / writer is a point-of-sale (POS) product employed for interpreting data encoded over a magnetic stripe card.

    • Compatible with all popular computers
    • Black or white color options
    • No external power requirement
    • Attaches to keyboard or any flat surface
    • Single-dual-or three track
    • Runs through the standard USB connector
    • Bi-directional read capability
    • Supply voltage: DC5V+/-5
    • Life time of head: 600,000 times
    • Card operation speed: 20/120cm/s
    • Operating temperature: 32?F - 113?F, 10-90 humidity
    • Compliance with the ANSL, LBM/ISO technical standards
    • Dimension: 1.97 x 1.77 x 7.09
    • Model: 8290
Dimensions:
1.97 in. H x 1.77 in. W x 7.09 in. L
Warranty:
180 day Distributor
Materials:
ABS
Model No:
8290

Features

  • Color
    Black, White
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I received this product a few months back and I just now opened and tried to use them. It does not read a credit card in any format that a merchant service provider can understand software can understand. What is this thing intended to do? I wish I had read the reviews and I would not have purchased. Any ways to solve this problem, apparently they can't be returned. gszozda on Feb 16, 2014
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Thank you for your inquiry gszozda; you will be contacted by Customer Care. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 1, 2014
 
 

The specs say "DC5V+/-5". "DC5V" is something I understand but what does the "+/-5" indicate? In other words, what is the power requirement for this device? r39525 on Jan 17, 2014
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Hello r39525, this indicates the voltage of the power supply. If you have any additional questions please feel free to let us know. Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 21, 2014
 
 

can this device write information to a card or just read information from a card in other words is this a encoder or just a reader? thickness810 on Jun 25, 2013
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Hello thickness810. Thanks for your interest in the USB Magnetic Swipe Credit Card Reader. This is just a reader, not an encoder. I hope this helps, and thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 1, 2013
 
 

is this a reader and writer? thickness810 on Jun 15, 2013
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Hello thickness810, We confirmed with our source that when the card is swiped, the information on the card will be read and write on any file that the information is assigned to. Thank you for your interest. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 20, 2013
 
 

Does this come with programming software to eliminate charaters at start and finsh of code garrod on Feb 5, 2013
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Thanks for your interest, no special program is needed to read the magnetic card, when the card is swiped, the information on the card will be read and write on any file that the information is assigned to. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 8, 2013
 
 

Is special software needed to write information on a card? ratchimon on Jan 31, 2013
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This is a reader only. It will only read the information from a magnetic swipe card. Have a great day! overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 4, 2013
 
 

does this come with the software to be able to read/ write magnetic cards? mmerwin5 on Jan 20, 2013
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No special program is needed to read the magnetic card, when the card is swap, the information on the card will be read and write on any fill that the information is assigned to. overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 23, 2013
 
 

Only the model is listed. What brand is this? What company is listed on the top sticker? The tile only lists this product as a reader but the details says reader/writer. Is this really a writer. Thanks.  on Aug 7, 2012
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We are unable to disclose the manufacturer of some of our products. However, we stand behind every product we sell. When necessary, we can contact suppliers if a product issue arises. The product page does state that this is a reader/writer, but we will try to verify that information with the manufacturer and hope to have an answer as soon as possible. overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 8, 2012
 
 

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